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Sailor on Tank Landing Ship



Sailor on Tank Landing Ship
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Title: Sailor on Tank Landing Ship
Description: Seaman First Class Thomas Veater (shirtless) of Louzerne, Pennsylvania, on a LST (Landing Ship, Tank) after the landing at Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). He is wearing headphones and a microphone.

Image ID: 100100
Creation
Date:
January 2, 1944 
Creator
Name:
Doyle, Robert
Collection
Name:
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
Robert Doyle was a civilian war correspondent for the Milwaukee Journal during World War II, covering the experiences of Wisconsin troops in the 32nd "Red Arrow" Division, an infantry division of the United States Army National Guard. The "Red Arrow" Division consisted mainly of soldiers from Wisconsin and Michigan.
Subjects: Microphones
Radios-receivers and reception
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
Transportation, Military
Warships
World War, 1939-1945
Hairstyles
Men
Outdoor photography
Sailors
Radio
 

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